Mine Health and Safety Grants
Mine Health and Safety Grants provide funding to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners.
Funding may be used for:
- Developing and enforcing state mining laws and regulations
- Improving state workers' compensation and mining occupational disease laws and programs
- Improving safety and health conditions in the nation's mines through federal-state coordination and cooperation
- Training on miners' statutory rights, including the right to be provided a safe working environment and the right to refuse an unsafe task
- Education and training related to occupational health hazards and diseases, such as black lung, silicosis, and diesel exhaust exposure
Eligible applicants include:
- State, county, city, and township governments
- U.S. Territories
- Public/State controlled institutions of higher education
- Federally recognized Indian/Native American Tribal governments
- Tribally designated organizations
- Nonprofit organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status
- Private institutions of higher education
- Hispanic-serving institutions
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
- Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian serving institutions
Estimated number of awards: 56
Project period: 1 year
Estimated total program funding: $10,537,000
States must provide matching funds of at least 20% of the total program costs.
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.
To locate application instructions:
- Open the grants.gov announcement.
- Click on the package tab.
- Choose to preview the opportunity package.
- Click on the button that says download instructions.
- Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.